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[captioning performed by the national captioning institute, which is responsible for its caption content and accuracy. visit ncicap.org] >> from boston' s news leader, this is wcvb newscenter 5 at noon. erika: breaking news at noon -- espn reporting tom brady has agreed to a 2-year extension . and the man has turned himself in after several days on the run and a tribute in merrimack today
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in the line of duty as the one accused of killing her faces the judge. reporter: there was a moment of silence and the principal made some remarks when he told the student body this was the fifth member of that student body to pass away. students at meramec -- merrimack high school began with a moment of silence for officer ashley quinton, class of 2005. >> [applause] -- [indiscernible] reporter: on friday, she was sworn in as a police officer in virginia. she was fatally shot while responding to a domestic violence call. >>
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and commit a life to public service, to be taken down the very first day is unimaginable. reporter: they remember gui ndon' s resilience after the death of her father in 2004. >> i think they will remember this is a young lady who committed to a life of public service. reporter: the school plans to honor guindon again with a moment of silence and the release of a single balloon. emily: a man accused of -- his partner was released after a stolen car chase.
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police officer with a stolen hypodermic needle. breaking for the patriots. espn reporting the star quarterback has agreed a 2-year extension that will keep him on the team through the 2019 season when he will be 42-years-old and finishing up his 20th year in the nfl. this is a money move brady will -- this is a money move. brady will get more cash up front, and he will count less towards the patriots salary cap next season, giving the team more flexibility to sign free agents. taking a live look over the city. and cindy, we have been talking about setting records today. cindy: warmer than i thought we might be speaking up to. look at these, all over the 60 degree mark right now. and notice -- you have crowded over in west -- and worcester, but you jumped up to 57 degrees
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for the day of 56 in 1976. we are very close to tying boston. even though it is warm out there now. the sun will be fading. the clouds are building on in. we have gusty winds bringing up the warmth, but here of the clouds to the west. showers are not far behind. these are associated with a frontal boundary. over the next couple of hours though showers move through the worcester area and then fall apart a little bit as they reach boston, but there will be showers this evening. look for a brief hit or miss shower, and then temperatures slowly start to fall. we will track just how cold it gets, coming up. secretary clinton: all of you know here in springfield, you
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and i will be a president and a as far as you can. emily: hillary clinton stumping ahead of tomorrow' s crucial super tuesday votes. right now clinton is getting boston. republican john kasich will hold an event in plymouth tonight, and bernie sanders will be in milton. it' s the candidates last day to -- it' s the candidates' last day to persuade voters before they head to the polls in about a dozen states. abc' s stephanie ramos is on the trail in virginia. stephanie: this could be it -- 595 delegates up for grabs for republicans, and more for democrats. the front runners could be on the way to becoming the nominees in both parties, or not. it will provide a strong argument for those who win the most delegates they should be the nominee for their party, but the rhetoric has intensified,
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senator cruz: there have been multiple media reports about donald' s business deals with the mob. senator rubio: you know what they say about men with small hands. you can' t trust them. stephanie: donald trump has seen his numbers in the polls keep growing as he appears unbeatable. but he appeared on nbc, rushing to clear up his views about the kkk and former grand wizard david duke, who recently endorsed him. mr. trump: i don' t mind disavowing anybody and i disavow conference. stephanie: trump has his widest leave yet, 40 9%. the candidates are relentless, rallying as much as they can, three of the top candidates making stops in virginia
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secretary clinton: i need your help, to go and vote tomorrow you. stephanie: donald trump and hillary clinton lead and the latest polls and that includes states voting tomorrow. stephanie ramos, abc news. emily: we are learning that tamerlan mr. trump: past -- tamerlan tsarnaev pass to citizenship -- past his citizenship test and denied links to terrorism. an individual who applied for a green card twice and was denied boston. right now chelsea police asking s help to unravel a deadly mystery. 34-year-old alex perez was found
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family members tell us perez was a hard worker, a cook at a local restaurant, who loved soccer. what police are calling a suspicious death has left residents feeling uneasy. >> you just go to work every day the street. emily police spent several hours : inside and outside of 83 cottage street, but they will say little about what they believe caused perez' s death. right now, a domestic violence suspect is in the hospital after being shot by police in dartmouth. it happened when officers responded to an incident between a mother and son at a home on dartmouth street yesterday. police say 23-year-old ryan kuphal charged at officers with a knife. when a taser didn' t stop him, he was shot. the officers involved are now on paid administrative leave while the department investigates. new at noon, worcester police have found a man believed to have been in a violent hit and run. in man and woman were seriously
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them. this happened sunday afternoon. the 58-year-old woman is still in the hospital in serious, but stable condition. the man has been released. police say the van had a different registration plate and they are processing it for evidence now. someone is shooting at cars and homes in falmouth and police need your help identifying who' s behind it. the suspect or suspects are damaging the windows of cars and homes across town. police say they' re using a bb gun or airsoft gun to break the windows. sentencing is expected today against the new york man convicted of murdering an ipswich restaurant owner. cheng sun was found guilty last week of first degree murder in the 2011 death of tony woo. woo was found beaten and stabbed at his restaurant, the majestic dragon. his family is expected to give impact statements in court today. a quincy woman will stand trial on wednesday, facing the same
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right now, a controversial move up for debate at northeastern university, arming campus police with semiautomatic rifles. the decision to upgrade officer weapons came last year but the boston city council was to give from the public today before changes take effect. the school says it is a move to make campus safer for students and staff, but not everybody is happy about the idea. some say that northeastern does not need the rifles and boston police have said in the past of the weapons are not necessary. northeastern would join war than 60 campuses across the country with police forces that have rifles. -- join more than 60 campuses across the country with police forces that have rifles. they would only be used in an emergency, like a shooting attack. top honors. ahead at noon, "spotlight" winning big at the academy awards putting all eyes on boston and making history at the same time. a baby for a life spent almost
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what she needs now for a chance to survive. cindy record warmth in some : spots today on this last day of meteorological winter. when the feel of winter actually returns and tracking more rain
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>> you are watching wcvb newscenter 5 at noon. emily: boston in the spotlight at the oscars. it pulled off an upset win and made history. not since 1952 has a movie that picked up so few other picture. it follows the investigative team at "the globe" as they archdiocese. one actor was immediately drawn to the part. i called him immediately and i said this is such an amazing
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emily: many of the reporters stage for the big moment. it also one best screenplay. the mbta is debating ahead of the vote next week and they are expected to announce that they have reduced their massive deficit. the tv has cut the projected deficit by 43%, which allows for money to be put back into winter prepared -- winter preparations. the mbta could raise affairs by -- fares by 10,000%. 10,000 stop and shop workers may be preparing to walk off the job. the union voted to authorize a strike yesterday. they' re at odds with the supermarket chain over health care, pensions and wages. there is no date set for a strike and both sides are still negotiating. lawmakers in rhode island will vote on a casino project this week proposed for this site in tiverton. that' s right near the border with massachusetts.
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compete with the up&coming -- up-and-coming gambling industry in the bay state especially a casino proposal in , taunton. hearings on the tiverton site will be held tomorrow and wednesday. general electric plans to be a big player in the community when the company moves its world headquarters to boston. ge ceo jeff immelt tells the globe they plan to focus their philanthropy on education and community health. that' s expected to include assistance to local high schools. he would not get specific, but ge is expected to lay out many of its plans at an event in april. if you have been outside, it does not feel like february. point. s yesterday. we have passed that in boston. we' re so close to the record. we' d beaded in worcester. -- we beat it and worcester. if you go back
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meteorological winter, and you count up the days we had that 50-degree mark and boston, today makes 35. worcester, 28. the most on average. way above the record. we are in the number two spot for the warmest winter on record. we are going out with a bang. to 40. s. teens are showing up. that colder air is coming in with this frontal boundary and it is producing showers. the colder air is going to walk on -- you see tomorrow, yeah, the six these. warm-up coming up on wednesday. you have the dusty southwesterly breeze -- gusty southwesterly breeze. the winds are kicking up,
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and you can see the temperature sitting at 63 in town. lawrence says well, mid 50' right now, nashua. worcester county, the temperatures do drop. we did have that record high, that you can see the orange, s now. we have that stronger southwesterly wind. you will notice the temperatures s. off to the west though, here comes that line of clouds and showers closing in on the worcester area. right now it is extending into southern new hampshire. this will continue to press eastward and it will be approaching 495 in the next hour or so. notice how it falls apart. a brief shower 4:00 or 5:00 boston, and probably closer to 6:00 at the cape. just enough moisture to dampen
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once it goes on by, temperatures will start to fall a little bit. a line of rain and snow showers entering southern vermont. this will likely fall apart as it presses south and eastward. that is a secondary reinforcing shot of air. the wind will settle down. temperatures will be dropping into the 20' s in the suburbs, even below freezing tomorrow morning in boston. a colder start to the day tomorrow, at high will give us a lot of sunshine. here comes that next system. this will be on top of us much more widespread, beneficial rainfall. night. initially it might be just cold enough and parts of worcester county to give us freezing rain at the outset.
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showers wind downed in the afternoon with clearing skies. gusty winds wednesday and then cold behind that front and drive for the end of the week. you can see those computer models developing that storm system down to the south. right now it looks like that system will be pressed to ourselves as it heads out friday into saturday, but we have to keep a close eye on it. it will be cold enough we could see some snow out of it. but we will keep you posted. you. a navy seal will receive the medal of honor. held 2012. another seal was killed in the mission. he will be the 11th living servicemember to receive the
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well, she' s been fighting for her life since the day she was born. now, 10-month-old portia faces her biggest challenge. staying alive until she can get new lungs. she' s already endured eleven surgeries, including procedures to repair her heart, remove her colon, and save her eyesight. but her primary health issue is pulmonary vein stenosis. the rare condition causes veins carrying blood from the lungs to the heart to narrow, even close. it can be deadly. her parents are moving to boston from denver for specialized care at children' s hospital. >> we understand, you know, fully what her condition is. but at the same time, we understand there' s a lot of hope still. >> she is a fighter. i mean, that' s all there is to it. erika: -- emily: the only long-term cure right now is a double lung transplant. extremely rare for infants under a-year-old.
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s has performed just two in the past six years. from sniffles to sore throats, a local school is using new health. wood end elementary in reading is one of only 100 schools in the country chosen to test out thermometers, that do much more than take temperatures. >> our goal is to keep kids school. emily: and this is important to elementary. the smart thermometer. it lets parents share information with each other about what is going on around school. caitlin taylor uses the thermometer on her kids, ryan and haley. it works like a traditional thermometer on the tongue, it are, or armpit, but can next to a smart phone. a free app records the temperatures and symptoms, which leads to other kids in an anonymous roup function. in this case, the anonymous group is for disappointing
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>> if there is sore throat, nausea, vomiting -- you start to realize -- uh -oh, something is going around. emily: the hope is it will keep kids out of the nurses or doctors office. this is completely free for the school and the parents. outside the program, the thermometers cost about $20. at the same time. coming up the clever way chris some cash at last night' s academy awards. p
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heads up, a few showers moving through worcester county. here is a closer look. mostly north and west of these are moving really quickly into boston. it. s. near records in some communities. emily: you. and thank you for watching. keep up with breaking news all afte your daughter wants to stay organic. your husband wants to stay free from artificial ingredients. you want to stay free from artificial preservatives.
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>> i may be new here, but this of changing people' s lives with seven-figure checks. will history repeat itself we' re about to find out on "who wants to be a millionaire." [cheers and applause] [dramatic music] hello, everybody, i' m chris harrison. welcome to the show. are you guys ready to play "who wants to be a millionaire"? [all cheering] how are ya? all right, let' today' s first contestant is a newlywed who has yet to go on his honeymoon. why? he needs some money! let' s get him some. from somerville, massachusetts, please welcome matt wellenbach. [cheers and applause] >> hey. >> matt. >> nice to meet you, chris. >> a bride and groom with no honeymoon. we got to fix that, man. >> that'

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